Student Services, Resources and Tips for for Finals Week

No doubt about it, the past year has been challenging in many different ways. As we approach finals week, we want to send a reminder of resources available to students year-round.

The Student Success Center, located inside Lesh Arena in Room 55, is dedicated to students' academic and personal success. A brief summary of student resources include:

  • Behavioral and counseling related services
  • Testing/Proctoring services
  • Accommodations for students with disabilities
  • Classroom support
  • Academic advising
  • Career coaching

Counselors are available for these services, or even just a listening ear. Visit the Student Success Center web page for more in-depth information into each service. 

Counselor Amanda Wade shared a resource on calming practices during Finals week for those experiencing test anxiety. Some suggestions include:

  • Keep your body fueled and have a low-fat high-protein snack before studying
  • Get good sleep, avoid cramming the night before and caffeinated drinks the morning of
  • Light daily exercise for a healthier focus
  • Try guided meditation for calm and relaxation
  • Write down test dates in advance, studying one week in advance
  • Try different study techniques to find what best helps you, note cards, reading aloud, etc

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Tutuoring is available up until Finals week, view the Spring 2021 Tutoring Schedule.

You may also view the Final Exam Schedule. Scroll down for Spring 2021 test dates.

And as a reminder, it's important to finish strong as the semester comes to a close. Attend class, complete assignments and remember to breathe. We have faced and overcome a lot of challenges this year, and we have accomplished a lot. There is so much to be proud of!

It's a great day to be a Beaver!! #damgoodfuture